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Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

Shore Excursion Collections Guide Travelers to the Perfect Tour

When taking a Holland America Line cruise, you can expect incredible shore excursions, tailor-made to offer the best experience at every port. Holland America Line has grouped many of the tours into five distinct collections, so you’ll know exactly what to look for when booking your tours in advance or onboard. Each collection is centered…   read more of “Shore Excursion…”

‘Seas the Day’ and Book one of Holland America Line’s Exotic Cruises

‘Seas the Day’ and Book one of Holland America Line’s Exotic Cruises

Are you looking to cruise to one of Holland America Line’s exotic locales like Australia, Hawaii, the South Pacific, South America or Asia? With the recently launched “Seas the Day” promotion, taking a cruise to one of these destinations is more affordable than ever before. In North America, the promotion features special savings up to…   read more of “‘Seas the…”

From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From Rome to Rio: 8 Iconic Sights Around the World

From South America to Europe to Australia, Holland America Line’s ships cruise to some of the most breathtaking places around the world. Among these sights, however, there are some that we consider better than the rest, iconic. Defined as “widely known and acknowledged especially for distinctive excellence,” you can experience their excellence firsthand on your…   read more of “From Rome to Rio: 8…”

ms Rotterdam 2015: Unique Cruises to the Arctic Circle and the 0° 00′ – 0° 00′

ms Rotterdam 2015: Unique Cruises to the Arctic Circle and the 0° 00′ –  0° 00′

If only a cruise ship could talk! In one year ms Rotterdam will cruise through the Suez Canal multiple times, cross into the Arctic Circle to meet the glow of the Northern Lights and sail through 0° 00′ Latitude, 0° 00′ Longitude as it makes way around Africa. Some new experiences and itineraries were added…   read more of “ms Rotterdam 2015:…”

What’s the Best Cruise to Book? Try One of These 8 Itineraries for a Dream Vacation

What’s the Best Cruise to Book? Try One of These 8 Itineraries for a Dream Vacation

It’s Black Friday in the United States, the day after Thanksgiving when consumers go out en masse to ramp up their holiday shopping. To celebrate this unofficial holiday, here is a list of the Top 8 cruises you should go out and book today — dream itineraries around the world that would make the ultimate…   read more of “What’s the…”

Where’s ms Amsterdam? The Grand Adventure Continues for a HAL Cruiser

Where’s ms Amsterdam? The Grand Adventure Continues for a HAL Cruiser

Each year, Holland America Line carefully crafts Grand Voyages that offer extended journeys to some of the most incredible places in the world. The longer itineraries allow for in-depth explorations and immersive experiences that very few cruise lines offer. Holland America Line has been sailing Grand Voyages for years, and no other cruise line offers…   read more of “Where’s ms…”

Cruise Diary: Travel Veteran Shares a First-Hand Account of Far East Voyage

Cruise Diary: Travel Veteran Shares a First-Hand Account of Far East Voyage

Many accomplished writers are also cruisers who love to share their stories on the Holland America Blog through cruise diaries. Wendy London, who has blogged for us before, is one of them. She recently joined Amsterdam’s 2014 Grand Pacific and Far East Voyage, and she’s volunteered to write a cruse diary that will share her…   read more of “Cruise Diary:…”